Average Freelance Writer with Editing Skills Hourly Pay

$25.15
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.63
MEDIAN
$25.15
90%
$54.63

The average hourly pay for a Freelance Writer is $25.15

Hourly Rate
$15 - $55
Bonus
$500 - $10k
Total Pay
$30k - $111k
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What Do Freelance Writers Do?

Freelance Writer Tasks
  • Conceptualize novels, books, stories, brochures, manuals, or television shows and create pitches or letters to market them.
  • Promote and distribute written documents.
  • Write books, websites, manuals, brochures or scripts, conducting research and working with editors.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
85.0%
Male
12.5%
Prefer to self-define
2.5%
This data is based on 80 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

4%

Dental

3%

Vision

2%

None

96%